Insight Capital Research & Management Inc. Has $1.06 Million Stake in Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA)

Insight Capital Research & Management Inc. reduced its stake in Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) by 71.6% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 33,897 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 85,572 shares during the period. Insight Capital Research & Management Inc. owned approximately 0.12% of Vocera Communications worth $1,063,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VCRA. First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new stake in Vocera Communications during the second quarter valued at $132,000. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in Vocera Communications by 41.9% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,208 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $138,000 after buying an additional 1,538 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its stake in Vocera Communications by 11.2% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,662 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 671 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in Vocera Communications by 36.1% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 7,853 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $207,000 after buying an additional 2,082 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. bought a new stake in Vocera Communications during the second quarter valued at $215,000.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on VCRA shares. BidaskClub lowered Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Leerink Swann reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $34.00 price objective (up previously from $31.00) on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vocera Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Oppenheimer reissued a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Vocera Communications in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Vocera Communications presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.14.

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE VCRA) traded down $0.28 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $27.66. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 85,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 198,165. Vocera Communications, Inc. has a twelve month low of $17.31 and a twelve month high of $32.23.

Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. Vocera Communications had a negative return on equity of 15.55% and a negative net margin of 17.42%. The business had revenue of $42.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.44 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 25.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Vocera Communications, Inc. will post -0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, General Counsel Douglas Alan Carlen sold 6,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.78, for a total value of $178,680.00. Following the transaction, the general counsel now owns 66,542 shares in the company, valued at $1,981,620.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Sharon O’keefe sold 2,000 shares of Vocera Communications stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.17, for a total value of $62,340.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 25,000 shares of company stock worth $725,640 in the last 90 days. Company insiders own 6.30% of the company’s stock.

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Vocera Communications Company Profile

Vocera Communications, Inc is a provider of communication solutions for mobile workers in healthcare, hospitality, energy, education and other industries. The Company’s segments include Product and Service. The Company’s solutions include the Vocera Communication System, Vocera Care Experience, Vocera Engage integration platform, smartphone applications and its Experience Innovation Network.

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